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State Public Health Officials Announce First Case of the P.1 COVID-19 Variant of Concern in Massachusetts, Urge Continued Protective Measures

State Public Health Officials Announce First Case of the P.1 COVID-19 Variant of Concern in Massachusetts, Urge Continued Protective Measures

BOSTON (March 16, 2021) – The Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced that the first case of the P.1 COVID-19 variant of concern, which originated in Brazil, has been detected in Massachusetts. The individual is a woman in her 30s who resides in Barnstable County. DPH was notified of her test results from genetic […]

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Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners Appoint New County Administrator

Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners Appoint New County Administrator

By on March 10, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

  For Immediate Release March 10, 2021   (Barnstable, MA) — The Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners voted today to appoint Elizabeth Albert to the Barnstable County Administrator position following the departure of Jack Yunits, Jr.   Ms. Albert, who served as Director of the Department of Human Services since 2008, will be the first […]

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Cape Cod Businesses Report Continued Impacts due to COVID-19 Pandemic 

Cape Cod Businesses Report Continued Impacts due to COVID-19 Pandemic 

By on March 8, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Results from third business impact survey round out a comprehensive data collection effort  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (March 8, 2021) — Results from a third survey issued to local business owners by the Cape Cod Commission and the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce complete a comprehensive effort to collect data that will help to understand the […]

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County Commissioners Prepare to Bid Farewell to County Administrator Jack Yunits, Jr.

County Commissioners Prepare to Bid Farewell to County Administrator Jack Yunits, Jr.

By on March 4, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release March 4, 2021 (Barnstable, MA.) – The Barnstable County Commissioners are preparing for County Administrator Jack Yunits, Jr.’s departure, slated for late spring. The three County Commissioners would like to take an opportunity to thank Yunits for his dedication and leadership during his tenure as County Administrator. As former Mayor of Brockton, […]

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Join this LIVE Streamed Event Tonight: Season of Change, Coping During COVID

Join this LIVE Streamed Event Tonight: Season of Change, Coping During COVID

By on February 24, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

Barnstable, MA. (February 22, 2021) – The Cape Cod COVID-19 Response Task Force and MassSupport Network are pleased to announce the presenters for Season of Change, Coping During COVID. This online public event will focus on understanding the psychological impact of the challenges faced during the pandemic and will offer helpful coping and self-care practices. The […]

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Old King’s Highway Achieves National Scenic Byway Status 

Old King’s Highway Achieves National Scenic Byway Status 

By on February 22, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

2021 designation makes it one of four in Massachusetts  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (February 22, 2021) – With its new designation as a National Scenic Byway by the U.S Department of Transportation, the 34-mile Old King’s Highway is now one of four in Massachusetts to achieve that status. Old King’s Highway was among three new Massachusetts […]

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Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod 2021-2022 Individual Placement Request for Proposal Release

Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod 2021-2022 Individual Placement Request for Proposal Release

By on February 17, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

  February 17, 2021 – (Barnstable County, MA) – Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod is holding three Individual Placement Request for Proposal (RFP) release webinars  for all organizations that are interested in applying for an Individual Placement for the 2021-2022 program year. * This year we have an option for current 2020-2021 Individual Placement supervisors to attend a shortened […]

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New Leadership for Human Rights Advisory Commission for 2021

New Leadership for Human Rights Advisory Commission for 2021

By on February 11, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

February 11, 2021 – Barnstable, MA – The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission has new leadership for 2021. Dr. Kate Epperly, who was the immediate past Vice Chair to the Board, was voted in as Chair. Advisory member, Patricia Oshman, was elected to Vice-Chair. Rev. Dr. Kate Epperly A lifelong community organizer and human rights […]

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Attend this Virtual Town Hall Event: Coping During COVID

Attend this Virtual Town Hall Event: Coping During COVID

By on February 9, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

February 8, 2021 | Barnstable, MA. The Cape Cod COVID-19 Response Task Force and MassSupport Network are partnering to present Season of Change, Coping During COVID.  The event will focus on understanding the psychological impact of the challenges faced during this time and will offer helpful coping and self-care practices.  The event will also provide an […]

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UPDATE: This clinic was full at 4:12 PM on 1/29/21 –  Barnstable County Reginal Drive-Thru COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in Hyannis is Open for Registration

UPDATE: This clinic was full at 4:12 PM on 1/29/21 – Barnstable County Reginal Drive-Thru COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in Hyannis is Open for Registration

By on January 29, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

  For Immediate Release  January 29, 2021 | Barnstable, MA. – Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment opened up registration for a regional drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine clinic to be held on Thursday, February 4 at the Hyannis at the Cape Cod Melody Tent at 21 W Main St, Hyannis, MA 02601. If this clinic […]

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